Development Technologist, Central Scotland

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: New Product Development
Location: Central Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is an established and successful food industry business with an excellent reputation for supplying major retailers.

The role:

This is a junior role Technical and Development department

Cook up samples prior to sending out to customers

Preparation of samples going to customer – arranging courier bookings

Attend customer presentations

Assist with specifications (especially our new ‘Foods Connected’ programme)

Assist with cooking validations and formulations for recipe suggestions

Set up and produce reports for retailer benchmarking

Stock control of development samples

The candidate:

Comfortable with spreadsheets and computer systems

Friendly, open person – keen to fit in to a small team

A keen interest in food is essential

Good organisational and methodical skills with an excellent eye for detail.

Ability to prioritise tasks.

Degree-level qualification in a Food or Science related subject would be advantageous

Experience having worked within the NPD function in a Food Manufacturing environment would be advantageous.

Can be relied upon to do an accurate job (right first time), whilst working to pressurised deadlines.

What’s on offer?

A starting salary representative of position experience within the range of £23,000 to £25,000

Working hours of 08.30 – 17.00 Monday to Friday

If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up-to-date CV to Simon Norris.

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Simon Norris
simon@drnewitt.com

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